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Below is a list of my stock of old secondhand and antiquarian books on Haiti for sale.

Books on Haiti are very collectable.  Many of the early books cover the whole island of Hispaniola now made up of Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Postage and packing is extra but costs are kept to a minimum.  On overseas orders I can offer cheap shipping per airmail M Bag service where total weight is over 1.5kg (3lbs) Cost will be advised after you have submitted your order and before payment is taken.


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PHILIPS Anghelen A. Gingerbread houses: Haiti
PHILIPS Anghelen A. Gingerbread houses: Haiti's Endangered Species

Impr. H. Deschamps (1975)
93 large pp. 1st ltd. ed., no. 1598 of 2000 copies, signed and inscribed by author. Clean in very good D/W.
Many fine line drawings of houses.
£25.00


ETIENNE Maj. F.E. Les Decorations Haitiennes a travers l
ETIENNE Maj. F.E. Les Decorations Haitiennes a travers l'Histoire.

Port-au-Prince (1954)
120 large pp + [2] 1st ltd. edition, no. 1114 of 3000 copies. Clean in worn D/W.
A scarce work on military and civilian decorations and medals illustrated with many colour plates.
£95.00


BASKETT Sir James History of the Island of St. Domingo From its First Discovery By Columbus to the Present Period.
BASKETT Sir James History of the Island of St. Domingo From its First Discovery By Columbus to the Present Period.

London: Printed for Archibald Constable & Co (1818)
xiv + 446pp. 1st ed., occasional tone spotting mostly in margins and on page edges otherwise clean in modern blue cloth, lacking end papers.
A scarce work.
£135.00


MCCONNELL H.O. and SWAN E. You can learn Creole. - A simple introduction to Haitian Creole for English Speaking People
MCCONNELL H.O. and SWAN E. You can learn Creole. - A simple introduction to Haitian Creole for English Speaking People

Imprimerie de L'Etat, Port Au Prince (1945)
106pp. 1st ed., water stained in damaged card covers. Text complete so O.K. as a reading copy.
£9.00


LORNE Marquis A trip to the Tropics and home through America.
LORNE Marquis A trip to the Tropics and home through America.
LORNE Marquis A trip to the Tropics and home through America.

London: Hurst & Blackett (1867)
xii + 355pp + engraved frontispiece and publisher's catalogue. 2nd ed., spotting to title page otherwise clean in worn and shaken green cloth.
Much on Haiti and Jamaica.
£110.00


MACAULAY Zachary (Ed) Anti-Slavery Monthly Reporter.
MACAULAY Zachary (Ed) Anti-Slavery Monthly Reporter.

London (1830)
Vol iii, no 8 - Vol iv, no 1. No 56 - 73. pp 167 - 300, (iv), 301 - 508, 1 -24. 8vo. 1st ed., fine in slightly worn half calf with later contemporary spine. The Anti-Slavery Monthly Reporter is bound between 'Monthly Extracts from the Correspondence of the British and Foreign Bible Society for 1830 in 12 issues, pp 321-430 and 'Quarterly Extracts of the British Society for Promoting the Religious Principles of the Reformation, 5 issues for 1830.
Detailed accounts of abuse of slaves on Barbados and Jamaica also description of conditions in Haiti'Of source value for the emancipation struggle.' (Ragatz p 382).
£450.00


RAINSFORD M. An Historical Account of the Black Empire of Hayti: - comprehending a view of the principal transactions in the revolution of Saint Domingo;  with its antient and modern state.
RAINSFORD M. An Historical Account of the Black Empire of Hayti: - comprehending a view of the principal transactions in the revolution of Saint Domingo;  with its antient and modern state.RAINSFORD M. An Historical Account of the Black Empire of Hayti: - comprehending a view of the principal transactions in the revolution of Saint Domingo;  with its antient and modern state.
RAINSFORD M. An Historical Account of the Black Empire of Hayti: - comprehending a view of the principal transactions in the revolution of Saint Domingo; with its antient and modern state.

London (1805)
xxiii + [1] + 467pp + index + [3] publisher's ads. + folding maps and plates. 1st ed., very clean in original full calf, rebacked. The map and plan toned due to having been printed on inferior paper.
£1,200.00


UNDERHILL E.B. The West Indies: - Their Social and Religious Condition.
UNDERHILL E.B. The West Indies: - Their Social and Religious Condition.
UNDERHILL E.B. The West Indies: - Their Social and Religious Condition.

Jackson, Walford and Hodder (1862)
x + 493pp. 1st ed., lacking front end papers and prelim., title page with tone spots, in worn original green pictorial cloth, corners bumped.
Sections on Bahamas, Cuba, Trinidad, Haiti and Jamaica. The tour described in the book was undertaken at the request of the Treasurer and Committee of the Baptist Missionary Society following emancipation.
£75.00


JEANNOPOULOS P.C. Images of Port au Prince
JEANNOPOULOS P.C. Images of Port au Prince

New York (2000)
x + 102 large pp. 1st ed., fine in pictorial card covers.
Enlargements of old picture postcard views of Port au Prince with historical descriptions. 11 x 8.5"
£16.00


HAZARD S. Santo Domingo, Past and Present: With a Glance at Haiti.
HAZARD S. Santo Domingo, Past and Present: With a Glance at Haiti.
HAZARD S. Santo Domingo, Past and Present: With a Glance at Haiti.

Santo Domingo (1974)
511pp + 24 engraved plates. Facsimile reprint of 1st ed., fine in pictorial boards in slip case.
Fine history and description of the island with attractive engraved views.
£16.00


BESAULT L. DE President Trujillo. - His work and the Dominican Republic.
BESAULT L. DE President Trujillo. - His work and the Dominican Republic.

Washington Pub. Co. (1936)
344pp + plates, fine with embossed portrait of Trujillo on front board, ex libre but still in fine condition.
Highly complimentary biography of the dictator.
£30.00


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KRAEMER James E. Opusculum 1. An Anthology of Philatelic and Historical Papers. Essais historico-philateliques. RPSC Philatelic Research Foundation, Ottawa 1995 197pp. 1st ed., fine in original cloth. Diverse range of philatelic articles including Postal History of British Niger Coast to 1900 by Ince, two articles on the Falkland Is. and Haiti's first airmail stamps by Burton Sellers.
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GRIMSTON FAWKES Lionel Port au Prince, Haiti. 1882 Watercolour on paper, two sheets joined at centre. Fine. 14 x 5" This British artist was a Colonel in the Royal Artillery. He was the grandson of J.M.W. Turner's patron Walter Fawkes, and served as ADC to General Gamble, C-in-C West Indies, from 1878-1884.
450

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AA Vue de Port au Prince. Early Grus Aus type Haiti postcard used in 1898 to Trieste. A little worn at corners and stamp removed but still desirable.
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Related items available in Stamps and Covers
1902 Haiti 1c postal stationery card used to Paris with added 2c tied by GONAIVES cds. Very fine.
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